VIDEO: Mohamed Abou-Treika’s key goals

Mahmoud Elassal, Friday 20 Dec 2013

Ahram Online compiles a list of Mohamed Abou-Treika’s key goals with Ahly and the Egyptian national team after the playmaker announced his retirement from professional football

Mohamed Abou-Treika
Al Ahly's Mohamed Abo Trika (C) celebrates with fans after scoring against derby rivals Zamalek during their CAF Champions League soccer match at El-Gouna stadium in Hurghada, about 464 km (288 miles) from the capital Cairo July 24, 2013 (Photo: Reuters)

Etoile Sahel (2005)

In the African Champions League final second-leg at home to Tunisia’s Etoile Sahel, Abou-Treika opened the scoring with a right-foot thunderbolt after 20 minutes.

Ahly went on to win 3-0 and claim the title.  

Etoile Sahel

 

Ivory Coast (2006)

After the game ended goalless following extra-time, Abou-Treika converted the decisive penalty with aplomb to give Egypt the African Cup of Nations title at the expense of Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast

 

Sfaxien (2006)

A goal which he described as his favourite in his career, Abou-Treika gave Ahly the 2006 African Champions League title in stunning fashion.

His volley found the bottom corner in stoppage time as the Red Devils overcame Tunisia’s Sfaxien 2-1 on aggregate to lift the trophy.

Sfaxien

 

Club America (2006)

A neat exchange of passes between Abou-Treika and Angolan striker Flavio Amado saw the veteran schemer rifle home on 79 minutes to help Ahly defeat Mexico’s Club America 2-1 and finish third in the Club World Cup.

Club America

 

Zamalek (2007)

Zamalek were on the verge of winning the Egypt Cup when Abou-Treika struck from close range two minutes from time to make the score 2-2 and force an extra time. Ahly went on to win 4-3 in a thrilling final. 

Zamalek

 

Cameroon (2008)

With Egypt struggling to break down Cameroon in a cagey African Nations Cup final, Abou-Treika made the difference once again after neatly finishing off a breakaway with 13 minutes remaining to give Egypt the title.

Cameroon

 

Orlando Pirates (2013)

After holding the South African outfit 1-1 in the first leg of the Champions League final, Abou-Treika put Ahly in front at home with a trademark poacher’s strike in the 54th minute as the Cairo giants went on to win 2-0 and claim a record-extending eighth title. 

Orlando Pirates

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